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Rail link expert team established for Shatin to Central Link Project

An Expert Adviser Team for the Shatin to Central Link Project has been established, the Transport & Housing Bureau announced. The team comprises former Director of Civil Engineering Lau Ching-kwong, former Director of Buildings Hui Siu-wai


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XRL Hong Kong section deemed safe and sound

The Electrical & Mechanical Services Department has confirmed the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link is safe and in sound condition. The department made the announcement today after consulting relevant government departments


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Yau Tong site sold

The tender for a Yau Tong site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant for a premium of $3.3 billion, the Lands Department announced today. The site, New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6593 at Ko


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Taiwan, Paraguay to join on infrastructure projects

President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday arrived in Paraguay, where she and Paraguayan president-elect Mario Abdo Benitez agreed to further expand cooperation. Tsai and Abdo Benitez agreed to focus on investment, infrastructure and trade as the focus


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New railway system to boost growth in south Taiwan

CONNECTED:The transit system would connect Tainan with Kaohsiung, making the municipalities the ‘twin engines’ that propel Taiwan’s development, the premier said Premier William Lai yesterday marked the beginning of construction on Tainan’s advanced transit system, which


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Water treatment agreement awarded

The Water Supplies Department today awarded a $54 million consultancy agreement for the Siu Ho Wan Water Treatment Works extension. The extension project aims to double the Siu Ho Wan Water Treatment Works’ water treatment capacity


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Stoppage of rail link works requested

The Highways Department has required the Mass Transit Railway Corporation to immediately stop excavation works at Exhibition Centre Station temporarily in the vicinity of areas where the settlement monitoring data had exceeded the highest level. The


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MTRC half-yearly net drops to HK$7b, underlying income sinks by 20pc

After recently announcing the exit of its top management, the MTRC Limited (0066) reported today half-year net profit fell by 5.3 percent to HK$7.08 billion. Underlying profit fell by 20.5 percent to HK$4.64 billion. Revenue also


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Beijing-Tianjin express reaches 350 kilometers per hour

China increased the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed railway to 350 kilometers per hour, reducing the inter-city travel time by five minutes, Xinhua reports. The route now runs a Fuxing (Rejuvenation), the


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Architects Lead 8 appointed Lead Designer on Beijing’s new Daxing airport

Lead 8, the international award-winning firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has been appointed Lead Designer for Beijing’s planned Daxing International Airport by the operator, China Resources Land, of the new commercial terminal. Daxing


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